The opening reception of a show is the perfect event for art lovers: you can spend time just thinking about and discussing art; the artists are on hand to answer questions; and it’s low-key enough that you can stop in for a half hour or so, check out the art and continue with your day. September […]
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By Jack Giesen Summary: Kids grow up so fast. 4 minute read. There’s a story in this world that says that you close your eyes once—surrounded by family at your bedside, perhaps, in pain but content with what you’ve given to the world—and open them again to find it all gone. You look around the […]
It’s February 1, so the art show that “Reaching” was showing at (Return of the Light at the LoveCraft Gallery) has just been taken down. The installation can be set up on any indoor wall, and serves as a reminder of both our aspirations and challenges, as people who struggle with mental health, chronic illness, or physical disability. […]
I was digging through my art files from the last few years, and came across a neat installation that I had done back in art school in 2008: “Construction workers, maintenance personnel, architects and civil engineers all use a plethora of signage and techniques to make dangerous and useless spaces seem inaccessible to us. But […]